Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Meet Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator - Documents and Artefacts, who has a passion for the performing arts, an obsession with textiles and a love of musical instruments.
Meet NFSA staffer Gerry O'Neill: preserving Australia's sound heritage when he's not thrashing his guitar with punk outfit The Bladder Spasms.
In the first edition of our new staff profile series, Emily George speaks with Sound Archivist Tamara Osicka about how she got started on her career, and how she feels handling important cultural items.
Curator Tamara Osicka on the secrets contained in the scrapbooks created by Johnny O'Keefe's mother Thelma.
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